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IBM™ T117/T119 Monitor
T117/T119
User's Guide
English
Second Edition (July/2006)
@ Copyright International Business Machines Corporation 2005. All rights
reserved. US Government Users Restricted Rights – Use, duplication or
disclosure restricted by GSA ADP Schedule Contract with IBM Corp.
Note: For important information, refer to the Monitor Safety and Warranty manual that comes with this
monitor.

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  • Page 1 @ Copyright International Business Machines Corporation 2005. All rights reserved. US Government Users Restricted Rights – Use, duplication or disclosure restricted by GSA ADP Schedule Contract with IBM Corp. Note: For important information, refer to the Monitor Safety and Warranty manual that comes with this...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Safety (Read first) ........................2 Setting up the monitor ......................3 Product Description......................3 Handling Instructions ......................3 Workplace Preparation ...................... 4 Adjusting the Monitor Position ................... 4 Working Practices ......................4 Caring for your Monitor ...................... 5 Connecting your Monitor for Analog.................. 6 Connecting your Monitor for Digital ...................
  • Page 4: Setting Up The Monitor

    Setting up the monitor Product Description The IBM TFT LCD T117/T119 Monitor works with a computer with a suitable on-board sub-system or Video Adapter card that can support SXGA 1280 x 1024, XGA 1024 x 768, SVGA 800 x 600, or VGA 640 x 480 at 60 Hz.
  • Page 5: Workplace Preparation

    The monitor offers the adjusting height, rake, and rotation possibility that enable the monitor to be optimally adjusted for the respective user and the respective situation. T117/T119 You can tilt the screen backward and forward, as well as lift up and down as shown below:...
  • Page 6: Caring For Your Monitor

    Gently wipe the device covers and the screen with a soft cloth. Remove finger marks and grease with a damp cloth and mild detergent; do not use solvents or abrasives. Never use flammable cleaning material to clean your IBM monitor or any other electrical apparatus.
  • Page 7: Connecting Your Monitor For Analog

    Connecting your Monitor for Analog Turn off your computer and all attached devices. Be sure to read the 'Safety' Information located in the Monitor Tilt the monitor all the way forward. Safety and Warranty Guide before carrying out this procedure. Connect the analog signal cable to the VGA video port on the back of your computer.
  • Page 8: Connecting Your Monitor For Digital

    Connecting your Monitor for Digital Turn off your computer and all attached devices Tilt the monitor all the way forward. Connect the DVI connector to the DVI port located on the back of the Monitor. See picture below. Connecting DVI Cable Connect the other end of the signal cable to the DVI port located on the back of the graphics adapter.
  • Page 9: Switching On Your Monitor

    Switching on your Monitor Switch on the power source and your computer. Switch on your monitor by pushing and releasing the power switch marked (To switch off your monitor, push and release the power switch again.) To update or install device drivers, follow the instructions in the Device Driver Installation section on page 9.
  • Page 10: Device Driver Installation

    START CRTs, a faster refresh rate and then double-clicking the SETTINGS, CONTROL PANEL DISPLAY does not improve display quality. icon. IBM recommends using either 1280 x 1024 at a refresh rate of 60Hz. Click the tab. SETTINGS Click the button.
  • Page 11: Windows Xp

    XP files should This section must be completed ® ® before continuing with the Windows be loaded from the IBM Monitor CD. Auto Setup on page 13 Turn off the computer and all attached devices. Ensure that the monitor is connected correctly.
  • Page 12: Windows Vista

    To install the device driver in use the Plug and Play feature in Microsoft ® This section must be completed Windows Vista files should be loaded from the IBM Monitor CD. ® before continuing with the Windows Auto Setup VISTA on page 13 Turn off the computer and all attached devices.
  • Page 13: Auto Setup

    Auto Setup Auto Setup Auto setup is not required when using digital input. The Setup Utility included on When you first use your monitor you must perform Auto Setup. This the installation CD is for displaying dot patterns. procedure sets up your monitor to process the video signals from your They do not replace or modify the computer without image discoloration or smearing.
  • Page 14: Auto Setup For Dos

    Auto Setup for DOS To set up the monitor automatically in DOS, do the following: If the monitor is in power Turn on the monitor first; then turn on the computer. saving mode, it may automatically turn off while If the message Attention No Signal is displayed, or if nothing is you are waiting for it to warm up.
  • Page 15: Auto Setup For Windows 2003, Windows Me Or Windows Xp

    Auto Setup for Windows 2003, Windows Me,Windows XP or Windows Vista To set up the monitor automatically in Windows 2003, Windows Me, Windows XP or Windows Vista do the following: Turn on the monitor first; then the computer. If the message Attention No Signal is displayed, or if nothing is If the monitor is in power saving mode, it may displayed, check:...
  • Page 16: Manual Setup

    Manual Setup Manual setup is not required when using digital input. Normally, you can complete the setup procedure using ETUP however, if your screen image is still distorted after you perform If the monitor is in power or the Installation CD does not run on your system, perform ETUP ANUAL saving mode, it...
  • Page 17: Adjusting Your Lcd Monitor

    Adjusting Your LCD Monitor User controls User control features • Direct access controls When OSD is not displayed, Icon Control Description Activates automatic image adjustment. AUTO Image Setup Directly accesses to Brightness on the OSD Brightness menu. Displays the OSD main menu. MENU OSD Enter Switches the monitor on and off.
  • Page 18 The image is already Operation optimized for many display Press the OSD Enter button to display the main OSD menu. modes; however the user controls can be used to adjust the Use the Arrow buttons to move among the icons. Select an icon and image to your liking.
  • Page 19: On-Screen Display (Osd) Controls

    On-screen display (OSD) controls The settings adjustable with the user controls are viewed through the On-Screen Display (OSD). Press the OSD MENU button (MENU) to activate the OSD. The LCD monitor needs time to Initial appearance of OSD become thermally stable the first time you turn it on each day.
  • Page 20 Main Menu Main Menu Item Sub Menu Item Sub Menu Icon Description Icon Analog Select input signal from analog (D-Sub) Input Select Digital Select input signal from digital (DVI) DDC/CI Select "Enable" and "Disable" for DDC/CI function enable and disable. H.
  • Page 21: General Information

    General Information The display mode the monitor uses is controlled by the computer. Display modes Therefore, refer to your computer documentation for details on how to change display modes. The image size, position and shape might change when the display mode changes.
  • Page 22 For image problems, you Factory Set Display Modes may want to run AUTO Setup again before Addressability Refresh Rate consulting this section. In most cases, AUTO SETUP can fix 640 × 350 70 Hz the problems. See Auto Setup for 640 ×...
  • Page 23: Power Management

    There are several states as described in the table below. preferably to 1280 x 1024 at 60Hz. ® As an ENERGY STAR Partner, IBM has determined ® that this product meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency.
  • Page 24: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If you have a problem setting up or using your monitor, you might be able to solve it yourself. Before calling your retailer or IBM, try the suggested actions that are appropriate to your problem. Problem Possible Suggested Reference...
  • Page 25 Problem Possible Suggested Reference Cause Action Brightness and Screen is blank Adjust User controls Contrast may be and power brightness and section on page indicator is steady too low contrast. green Press any key on the keyboard or move the Power The monitor is in Screen is blank...
  • Page 26 Problem Possible Suggested Reference Cause Action A small number of missing, A few dots are discolored, or lighted dots may be missing, present on the screen, which is an discolored, or intrinsic characteristic of the TFT LCD inappropriately technology and is not an LCD defect. lighted.
  • Page 27: Further Help

    Your Technical In Canada (all others) call 1-800-565-3344 Support Representative may wish to go through the problem with In other countries contact your dealer, retailer, or other IBM authorized you during the call. Servicer. More help, late-breaking Before calling, please have available as much of the following information...
  • Page 28: Specifications

    Specifications This color monitor (4943-HC1, 4943-17U, 4943-17X,4943-17Y) uses a 17-inch TFT LCD This color monitor (4944-HC1, 4944-19U, 4944-19X) uses a 19-inch TFT LCD Model T117 T119 Contents Dimensions Height: (max) 395.5 mm (15.57 in.) 443.6 mm (17.46 in.) Height (min) 340.5 mm (13.40 in)
  • Page 29: Product Recycling And Disposal

    (IT) equipment to responsibly recycle their equipment when it is no longer needed. IBM offers a variety of product return programs and services in several countries to assist equipment owners in recycling their IT products. Information on IBM product recycling offerings can be found on IBM’s Internet site or email address in the following table.
  • Page 30 WEEE. Customer participation is important to minimize any potential effects of EEE on the environment and human health due to the potential presence of hazardous substances in EEE. For proper collection and treatment, contact your local IBM representative.